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Hiroshi Fujiwara on fragment design x Red Wing and His Collaborative Design Process

It’s not really fair to say that Hiroshi Fujiwara is prolific because that phrase severely undersells the constant output released through Fujiwara’s fragment design, which is simultaneously a creative agency, fashion label and purveyor of all things cool. Famous brands and emerging designers alike seek Fujiwara’s Midas touch, with his Ura-Harajuku roots underscoring the authenticity […]

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Hiroshi Fujiwara on fragment design x Red Wing and His Collaborative Design Process

It’s not really fair to say that Hiroshi Fujiwara is prolific because that phrase severely undersells the constant output released through Fujiwara’s fragment design, which is simultaneously a creative agency, fashion label and purveyor of all things cool. Famous brands and emerging designers alike seek Fujiwara’s Midas touch, with his Ura-Harajuku roots underscoring the authenticity […]

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MAD Paris Crafts $110K USD Rolex Daytona Rainbow Sapphire Watch With Ornate Floral Details

MAD Paris has released a new iteration of its much-loved Rolex Daytona Rainbow Sapphire watch, this time around featuring a smooth leather strap and an engraved buckle.It follows on from the extremely-limited Daytona Rainbow Sapphire that released back in April with a metal bracelet. This time around, the customized Rolex adopts a slicker look with […]

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Thom Browne Suits up FC Barcelona

American fashion designer Thom Browne and his eponymous label are creating special suits for football giants Barcelona.For a second year in a row, Browne was selected by the Spanish club to make the team’s official off-pitch uniforms for its 2019/20 Champions League campaign. This time around the sharp suits feature grey cashmere knits, crisp white […]

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Nike Celebrates Ekiden Season With Updated Zoom Pack

Nike has returned to its Zoom family of silhouettes for a new pack celebrating Ekiden season in Japan. Beginning in October and continuing until the end of the year, Ekiden season sees thousands of teams from high schools and universities, as well as professional groups, compete in intranational road-racing relays across the country.The silhouettes included […]

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Nike Celebrates Ekiden Season With Updated Zoom Pack

Nike has returned to its Zoom family of silhouettes for a new pack celebrating Ekiden season in Japan. Beginning in October and continuing until the end of the year, Ekiden season sees thousands of teams from high schools and universities, as well as professional groups, compete in intranational road-racing relays across the country.The silhouettes included […]

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visvim Unveils Reversible Patchwork Iris Liner Jacket

As a follow up to visvim’s monochromatic patchwork button-ups, Hiroki Nakamura’s stalwart label has returned with a new bandana-clad iteration from its FW19 lineup — the reversible Iris Liner Jacket.On the exterior side of the jacket, a slew of black and white bandanas have been put together in an intricate patchwork. Native American motifs like […]

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Elago’s New AirPods Case Inspired by Apple’s iPod

Known for its numerous retro-inspired accessories, design and tech company Elago has now created an Apple iPod-inspired AirPods case.The new AW6 Case has been designed to look like the second generation iPod with a signature click wheel emblazoned on its front. The case has been crafted from scratch-free premium silicone, providing extra protection for your […]

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Aston Martin Unleashes the Super-Luxe $190K USD DBX SUV

Aston Martin has officially unveiled the DBX, the marque’s first-ever SUV in its 106 years of manufacturing that now enters a market competing against the Lamborghini Urus, Rolls-Royce Cullinan and Bentley Bentayga. The all-new Aston Martin DBX is fitted with a 542 BHP version of the Vantage’s 4.0-liter twin-turbo AMG-derived V8, which delivers 516 lb-ft […]

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Yoshida PORTER to Open Doors to New Store PORTER EXCHANGE

After just releasing its TANKER-inspired BE@RBRICK, Yoshida PORTER has announced a new store opening in the heart of Shibuya, Tokyo. Dubbed PORTER EXCHANGE, the store will be located at Shibuya PARCO, the same establishment where Hajime Sorayama and Daniel Arsham will lead the upcoming “2G” exhibition.PORTER EXCHANGE, or “PX,” riffs on military inspirations, designing the […]

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PUMA’s Latest RS-X³ Collaboration Celebrates the Rubik’s Cube & ‘Sonic The Hedgehog’

PUMA has given its RS-X³ sneaker two retro reinterpretations with help from Sonic The Hedgehog and the Rubik’s Cube brand. The silhouette was introduced in October this year and has already seen a number of iterations, such as the bold “Hot Coral” and “Lime Punch” offerings.This time around, the chunky PUMA adopts the color palettes from […]

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F.P.Journe Unveils 18-Function Astronomic Souveraine Watch

In celebration of its first official flagship in Tokyo, independent watchmaker F.P.Journe unveiled its production model of the Astronomic Souveraine watch. This watch packs a hefty 18 functions with over 750 components inside its 44mm case.Among the 18 functions/complications is a tourbillon with remontoir d’égalité, a sun path with day/night aperture, moon phase, a second […]

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Sony Patents Show PS5 Controller Changes

With the PlayStation 5 set to launch just one year from now, Sony has recently filed patents for the PS5’s next-gen controllers at the Japanese patent office, giving fans a glimpse of what to expect.While its overall shape and size largely resemble the PS4’s Dual Shock 4 controllers, there are a few small but notable […]

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PARTYNEXTDOOR Purportedly Dropping New Music on Friday

It seems the return of PARTYNEXTDOOR is right around the corner. Just yesterday the OVO-signed R&B heavyweight shared an Instagram post with the caption “Friday,” alluding to his return to music after a nearly two-year hiatus following the release of 2017’s Seven Days. This past August, Drake promised that the crooning singer-songwriter had new music […]

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Kaytranada Says Second Album Is Finished, Teases New Tracks

Kaytranada is done with his second album. In a tweet Monday, the fervent Montréal producer shared “album. finito,” noting that the followup to his critically-acclaimed full-length debut, 99.9%, is officially done. The news follows a year of sporadic cuts the artist has put out, including April’s “DYSFUNCTIONAL” single alongside VanJess Following the release, he spoke […]

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Consequence Honors Phife Dawg With Tribute Single “No Place Like Home”

Consequence is celebrating the legacy of Phife Dawg with “No Place Like Home,” a tribute single that features a guest verse from the late legend. Released on what would have been the 5 Foot Assassin’s 49th birthday, Consequence revealed that their collaborative track was created at the beginning of A Tribe Called Quest’s final record, […]

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